Health and Medicine

Arizona Health Officials Warn About Rise in Rabies

Jun 20, 2018 Most animals were found in rural areas, principally skunks and foxes.

Valley Fever May Spike, Doctor Says

Jun 13, 2018 Prediction is based on recent patient-ordered tests.

No-Sun Tan: Researchers Seek Natural Protection Against UV Radiation

Jun 4, 2018 Peptides can trigger melanin, which can protect the skin and help prevent skin disease.

5 Dead, Nearly 200 Sickened in Outbreak Blamed on Yuma Lettuce

Jun 1, 2018 While it's not likely any tainted lettuce is still in stores, delayed reports of illnesses have continued to come in.

Cochise County Offers Help to Make Apartment Complexes Smoke-Free

May 31, 2018 County officials are working with a statewide group to assist landlords with logistical and social changes.

Air Force and Local Hospital Team Up For Training

May 31, 2018 A Davis-Monthan and Tucson Medical Center program looks to get Air Force medical staff more hands-on experience.

Minnesota Sues Arizona-Based Opioid Manufacturer

May 30, 2018 Attorney general says Insys encouraged overprescription of painkiller Subsys.

UA Gets Grant for Rural Mental Health

May 30, 2018 The four-year funding will send students to underserved areas.

Arizona Releases New Opioid Guidelines

May 28, 2018 The state has updated its guidelines for doctors for the first time since 2014.

Nonprofit Helps Veterans Heal at Free Retreat

May 26, 2018 The Boulder Crest Retreat spans over 100 acres outside Sonoita.

VA Emphasizes Mental Well-Being, Expanded Care

May 25, 2018 What the Southern Arizona VA's recent Whole Health flagship facility designation entails.

Hospital Drill Simulates Aftermath of Mass Shooting

May 24, 2018 The exercise at Banner-UMC South was meant to prepare all staff for the possibility of a real active-shooter event.

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian; Did Not Brake

May 24, 2018 The vehicle spotted a woman six seconds before striking her, but the automatic braking system was disabled, a report said.

Sahuarita to Consider New Hospital

May 23, 2018 If approved, it would become the second hospital serving communities immediately south of Tucson.

Red Cross Starting Summer Blood Donation Campaign Early

May 21, 2018 The organization hopes to avoid a typical seasonal shortage.

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

May 21, 2018 Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

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